Botanist publishes first-of-its-kind research on Maltese orchids
Book could influence policies on development of land outside building zones with concrete information on important species
[WATCH] Birds left stranded due to increase in light pollution across Malta
Record 24 stranded Scopoli’s Shearwaters recovered by general public in 2018, indicating worrying effects of an increase in the levels of light pollution across...
Rift in lobby as St Hubert Hunters express support for wildlife crime unit

FKNK says St Hubert Hunters are not supporting turtle dove season over fears of abusive hunting

FKNK says St Hubert Hunters are not supporting turtle dove...

Diving community reports worrying decline of fish

DIver associations have voiced concern over diminished underwater...

DIver associations have voiced concern over...

BirdLife demands closure of hunting season following 'massacre' at sea

BirdLife said it was also calling on the government to close the hunting season at sea in view of the fact that 2018 was a record year for the illegal killing...

BirdLife said it was also calling on the government to...

Malta’s iconic golden limestone granted global heritage stone status

The soft golden limestone that gave Malta its traditional houses, corbelled country walls and its temples joins a global league of top rocks

The soft golden limestone that gave Malta its traditional...

[WATCH] When Jose Herrera bought a field to teach his children what a butterfly is

On Arbor Day the Environment Minister joined Nature Trust volunteers for tree-planting at Wied Għollieqa valley

On Arbor Day the Environment Minister joined Nature Trust...

Maltese Ferule recognised as endemic species

The Environment Authority has announced the designation of a new endemic...

The Environment Authority has announced the designation of...

[WATCH] Viticulturist: Ageing farmer population, longer droughts threatening viability of wine industry

Marsovin CEO Jeremy Cassar urges government to help protect indigenous grapes and support efforts to increase production 

Marsovin CEO Jeremy Cassar urges government to help protect...

Brushfire spotted in Ta' Cenc Natura 2000 site

A MaltaToday reader sent us in this photo of a fire in the Natura 2000 site in...

A MaltaToday reader sent us in this photo of a fire in the...

Skywatchers get ready... two days left to Perseid Meteor Shower 2017

The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower is coming in just a few days, and two...

The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower is coming in just a...

Superintendence calls for survey of Harq Hammiem cave

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage is calling for a full survey of the...

The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage is calling for a...

Exceptionally hot weather keeps firefighters busy

The heat itself does not cause any fires, but heatwave ‘Lucifer’...

The heat itself does not cause any fires, but heatwave...

Hunters 'shooting protected birds under the cover of rabbit season' say BirdLife

BirdLife Malta uploads pictures of wounded Black Kite, rescued from the sea near Xrobb l-Għaġin to Facebook. Claims hunters shooting at birds despite...

BirdLife Malta uploads pictures of wounded Black Kite,...

Heat wave expected to last until early next week

Yes, it’s hot. Temperature to reach 38 degrees tomorrow

Yes, it’s hot. Temperature to reach 38 degrees...

Planning Commission green lights ‘upgrading’ of Wied il-Ghasel

EU structural funds will be used to ‘rehabilitate the valley back to its...

EU structural funds will be used to ‘rehabilitate the...

[WATCH] Hunters insist EU court opinion on trapping is 'unjust, mistaken and discriminatory'

Hunting federation FKNK says trapping is allowed in other countries using the same methods as those used in Malta

Hunting federation FKNK says trapping is allowed in other...

[WATCH] Dolphins show off for paddlers at Fomm ir-Rih

Dolphins leave paddlers awestruck as they join them at Fomm ir-Rih

Dolphins leave paddlers awestruck as they join them at Fomm...

After Armier, authorities target illegally-placed deckchairs from Ta’ Fra Ben

Some 100 deckchairs and over 30 umbrellas were removed from Qawra Point – an area commonly known as Ta’ Fra Ben

Some 100 deckchairs and over 30 umbrellas were removed from...

European hunters stand ground on Maltese trapping after EU Court edges closer to ban

European hunters federation stands its ground faced with ECJ Advocate General’s opinion on trapping in Malta

European hunters federation stands its ground faced...